Tourism Archive

In the Workplace 2019: Data Security in the Workplace

by Daveante Jones 1/2/2019 09:26 am

Despite notable data breaches and the call for stronger data security in the past few years, individuals and companies alike continue to fall victim to hackers. Two industries that have found themselves continually in the crosshairs of hackers are the hospitality and financial services industries.

Update: Russellville Mayor, Pope County Judge Endorse Plan for $250M Casino

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 12/28/2018 03:25 pm

Outgoing Pope County Judge Jim Ed Gibson has written a letter in support of Mississippi-based Gulfside Casino Partnership's plan to build a $250 million, three-phase resort casino in Pope County.

Mid-America Science Museum in Hot Springs to Expand in 2019

by Associated Press 12/26/2018 06:49 am

Expansion plans by the Mid-America Science Museum in Hot Springs include groundbreaking on a 7,000-square-foot free-standing exhibition hall within a few months.

Reince Priebus Spotted at Capital Bar & Grill

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/24/2018 12:00 am

Reince Priebus, who served President Donald Trump for the first six months of his administration, was in Little Rock last week.

Top 10 Arkansas Business Stories That Defined 2018

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/24/2018 12:00 am

These are the top 10 news stories that defined 2018 in Arkansas' business world.

Arkansas Business Year in Review: Best & Worst of 2018

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/24/2018 12:00 am

High times and low moments were both enjoyed by Arkansas readers in 2018.

Best Quotes of 2018: 'What NYC and the Delta Have in Common'

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/24/2018 12:00 am

They said it, we only quoted them. Here are some of the best things said in 201.

Doctors, Lawyers and Lauren James Big Online Draws in 2018

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 12/24/2018 12:00 am

A March 19 follow-up to a Whispers column item about the firing of CARTI'S highest-paid oncologist was the most-read story of the year on ArkansasBusiness.com. The Whisper item itself, which was published just hours earlier, was a close second.

Christmas 2018 by the Numbers

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/24/2018 12:00 am

Holiday figures for the shopping season show slight bumps over last year.

Shreveport Hotelier's $5.7M Springdale Deal (NWA Real Deals)

by Marty Cook 12/24/2018 12:00 am

A Shreveport hotel group made its second foray into the northwest Arkansas market, paying $5.75 million for the Marriott Residence Inn on South 48th Street in Springdale.

Forming the Coaching Habit in 2019 (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

by Barry Goldberg 12/24/2018 12:00 am

Somewhere between telling your direct reports what to do and taking the action item yourself is the territory of the leader as coach.

Arkansas Business Year in Review: Notable Deaths in 2018

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/24/2018 12:00 am

The notable Arkansans, former and current, who died in 2018 ranged from business owners to newspaper publishers to educators to philanthropists.

Ozark Foothills Selected for $2.7M Economic Program

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/20/2018 03:45 pm

´╗┐The Ozark Foothills region of Sharp, Fulton and Izard Counties has been selected for a multi-state pilot program designed to build up rural economies.

Is Your Company Prepared for Minimum Wage Hike? (Jane Kim Commentary)

by Jane A. Kim 12/20/2018 10:25 am

Arkansans voted in November to increase the state's minimum hourly wage rate by $2.50 over the next three years. Here's what employers can do to prepare.

Henry Award Finalists Named for Tourism Honors

by Kyle Massey 12/19/2018 04:21 pm

From zombies to Lum & Abner, an eclectic lineup of finalists is up for honors at the 2019 Henry Awards for tourism promotion, to be presented at the 45th Annual Arkansas Conference on Tourism in February in Hot Springs.

Boyle Building Listed for Nearly $6M

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 12/19/2018 10:14 am

The Chi Hotel Group of Little Rock has listed for sale the Boyle Building at the intersection of Capitol Avenue and Main Street in downtown Little Rock.

Clarion Resort Hotel Set for $20M Renovation, DoubleTree Rebranding

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/17/2018 03:50 pm

The Clarion Resort on the Lake hotel on Lake Hamilton in Hot Springs will close in January for a $20 million renovation that will turn it into a DoubleTree by Hilton hotel.

Windsor Capital Alleges Al Rajabi Diverted Funds from Four Points to Arlington

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/17/2018 12:00 am

Windsor Capital Ltd. has sued Al Rajabi and Sonal Patel over the handling of money in connection with the operation and redevelopment of midtown Little Rock's Clarion Hotel into the Four Points by Sheraton.

Sam McFadin Sells Monroe County Duck Club

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/17/2018 12:00 am

Agri properties in Monroe and Lonoke counties, a Conway motel and a North Little Rock animal hospital form this week's quartet of million-dollar transactions.

Brandon Group Sues After Losing St. Anthony's Land Deal

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/17/2018 12:00 am

A Bentonville real estate firm is suing in Benton County Circuit Court after it said it was cut out of a deal for property that eventually sold for $1.3 million.